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Apizzaclypse Now, LIVE! Loverboy
EVENT (Nov 10): The hosts of the Films of the Future podcast are back with a new podcast where they review films that feature pizza. For their premiere live episode, Alan Metoskie (FOX’s The Exorcist) and Kendall Bruns (U.S. Pizza Museum Founder & Director) will discuss Loverboy (1989), starring Patrick Dempsey as a college sophomore and pizza delivery boy that gets seduced by an older woman.
Miss Spoken: Pizza Storytelling Showdown
EVENT (Nov 3): Voted second-favorite “Best Literary Event” in the Chicago Reader, Miss Spoken is bringing a boy-girl live lit pizza party to the U.S. Pizza Museum.
Spooky Pizza Party
EVENT (10/27): Think you have the best pizza costume this Halloween? Pit yourself against fellow pizza enthusiasts at the U.S. Pizza Museum’s Spooky Pizza Party and costume contest.
3rd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit
EVENT (Apr 22): The U.S. Pizza Museum will be presenting a GreenBox Pizza Box Art Contest as part of the 3rd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit at Thalia Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
Pizza Box Art Contest Winners
On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, pizza lovers gathered at Paulie Gee’s Logan Square to draw on GreenBox pizza boxes in a competition for prizes from Galerie F and tickets to the sold out 3rd Annual Chicago Pizza Summit presented by Old Style Beer and Empty […]
I Love Pizza Exhibit at the Niles Public Library District
Learn about the history of pizza in Chicago and beyond in the Franklin Gallery on the third floor of the Niles Public Library District from February 1–March 31, 2017. The exhibition will explain what defines Chicago pizza styles and how they relate to regional styles throughout the United […]
Taste Talks Chicago
Pizza in the United States is deeply embedded into the nation’s culinary consciousness, from thin crust in New York to wood fired in San Francisco, and of course, no where more fervently than Chicago, from it’s iconic deep-dish to more recent Neapolitan incarnations. Join U.S. […]
U.S. Pizza Museum Installation at The Whistler
The U.S. Pizza Museum will display items from our permanent collection in an installation in The Whistler Storefront Gallery in Logan Square from July 18–October 2, 2016. An opening party on Wednesday, July 20 at 6pm launches the show, with free pizza from Father & Son Restaurant, while supplies […]
Dimo’s Pizza Box
Dimo’s Pizza Box Dimo’s Pizza Chicago, IL, circa 2015 10.875 in. x 11.375 in. x 2.125 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 07/24/2015 ID: USPM0170 Dimo’s Pizza has two locations in Chicago, one in Wrigleyville and the other at “Six Corners” in Wicker Park. Besides pizza […]
Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Menu
Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Menu Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurante Chicago, IL, circa 2014 5 in. x 11.5625 in. U.S. Pizza Museum Collection Acquisition Date: 02/28/2015 ID: USPM0012 Nick Pianetto Sr. established Pat’s Pizza in 1950 at 3114 N Sheffield Ave in Chicago, Illinois. They’re known […]
The Bill & Wendy Show on WGN Radio 720
U.S. Pizza Museum founder, Kendall Bruns was a guest on The Bill & Wendy Show on WGN Radio 720 on Friday, April 8. You can listen online here: U.S. Pizza Museum Founder and Curator, Kendall Bruns